Unum Group

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Unum Group Reviews

Updated Jul 7, 2014
All Employees Current Employees Only

3.5 111 reviews

88% Approve of the CEO

Unum Group President, CEO, and Director Tom Watjen

Tom Watjen

(76 ratings)

67% of employees recommend this company to a friend

Review Highlights

Pros
  • Excellent benefits, generally provides good work-life balance, some areas provide nice advancement opportunities(in 9 reviews)

  • Strong benefits package and lots of paid time off(in 15 reviews)


Cons
  • anything good you hear about this company is from upper management or a "teachers pet"(in 5 reviews)

  • Like any large company the bureaucracy does drag somewhat, but it is not a major problem(in 4 reviews)

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    great employer to work for

    Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

    Proscompensation, management, and opportunity to advance

    Consmarket competitiveness and difficult to do business with

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    Great place to work - If you are in the right area

    Financial Consultant III (Current Employee) Chattanooga, TN

    ProsPaid time off
    Salary
    They treat you like a human

    ConsThe performance review process is an anti-selective joke

    Advice to Senior ManagementDitch the performance calibration process - it is pulling the whole company down

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    Insanely great benefits, good environment/culture, great growth opportunities!

    Customer Service Specialist I (Current Employee) Chattanooga, TN

    ProsBeautiful facility, comfortable environment....the benefits are incredible - affordable and reasonable costs...management is encouraging and personable....a great amount of growth opportunity....reasonable salary for the area....good schedule.

    ConsTraining program needs improvement for Customer Contact Center - very bumpy and uncertain. The systems are outdated and there are too many (over 20) to work from. The budget really needs to focus more on improving the call center capabilities, programs, and training program.

    Advice to Senior ManagementMore focus is greatly needed on improving the call center programs and training program

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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    solid experience at Unum

    Technical Consultant (Current Employee)

    Prossolid insurance product - strong recurring sales;

    Consaging IT systems, Silo'd management and IT teams, lack of agile thinking and close understanding of the business needs.

    Advice to Senior Managementneed to truly understand the importance of lean and customer experience.

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    Solid Company

    Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

    ProsExcellent benefits, generally provides good work-life balance, some areas provide nice advancement opportunities.

    ConsDon't count on a raise unless you change job levels, which can be difficult to do. Old software systems don't work together and can be frustrating.

    Advice to Senior ManagementKeep up the conservative strategy, but provide more communication to non-management employees.

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    Great work environment, lots of opportunities

    Assistant Vice President (Current Employee) Portland, ME

    ProsPositive work environment, respectful culture, strong commitment to customer experience. We've grown a lot over the last few years and have gone through signficant, yet positive changes.

    Conswe're lucky to work for such a strong company. Lots of change, which can be challenging, but we're all in it togther.

    Advice to Senior ManagementKeep up the good work, and thank you for what you do.

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    People First / Customer First Culture

    Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

    ProsCollegial, collaborative culture where people are valued and the customer comes first.

    ConsConsensus culture can impede timely decision making.

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    Programmer Analyst III

    Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

    ProsFriendly culture with many growth opportunities.

    ConsLarge organization thus change can be slow.

    Advice to Senior ManagementConsider more outside team building activities.

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    Career opportunities are limited and senior management is out of touch.

    (Current Employee) Glendale, CA

    ProsFlexible work schedule. Work/Life Balance.

    ConsNo room for growth! Limited career opportunities in Glendale. Senior management is out of touch.

    Advice to Senior ManagementListen to your people

    No, I would not recommend this company to a friend – I'm not optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    Awesome Company. I love working for this company

    Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

    ProsVery good management and very professional

    ConsNone. Dont have any complaints.

    Advice to Senior ManagementNone

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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